Science is Gray

Science is Gray

Hosted by: Sarina Farb

Science isn’t as black and white as the media often portrays it. Join former science teacher and vegan educator Sarina Farb for nuanced, honest, and holistic conversations exploring the gray areas of science and...

Episodes

S2E3: Intersectionality Greenwashing and Connecting the Dots Between Human Health and Planetary Health, w/Nivi Jaswal

Season #2

“If clinical research ran the world - we’d all be walking around with washboard abs” - Nivi Jaswal. Have you ever wondered why our food system is the way it is, and why so many people continue to struggle with their...
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S2E2: Culture, Ethics, Oppression, and Toxic Identity Politics with Soytheist

Season #2

Ready for some honest no-nonsense talk about animal rights, social justice, and identity politics? In today’s episode I speak with Aditya Prakash who goes by Soytheist on Youtube and social media. We discuss all...
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S2E1: Using Science vs. Spirituality to Make Healthy and Ethical Food Choices w/Victoria Moran

Season #2

What should we do when science and spirituality conflict? Should we follow our intuition on what and how to eat, or should we only make evidence-based food choices? And can we truly make evidence based food choices...
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#13: How Evidence-Based is Our Healthcare? Plant-Based Nutrition & Med School w/Lakshman Mulpuri

Season #1

If you are curious about how our healthcare system operates with regards to nutrition and preventive medicine, or are confused by all the different diet trends like keto, paleo, and plant based, and want some clarity...
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#12: Covid Vaccines, Animal Testing, Trusting Science, & Vegan Ethics w/Seb Alex

Season #1

We really GO THERE in this conversation! Animal testing. Veganism and vaccines. Pharma corporations. Trusting the science. Individual choices and ethical decision making. All of it! This is a multilayered open and...
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#11: Food Sovereignty and Animal Liberation: Can We Have Both? w/Nassim Nobari

Season #1

Does veganism inherently rely on a corporate globalized food system? Is it wrong to advocate just for animals without also advocating for exploited human farm workers? Are animal liberation and indigenous rights/food...
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Agriculture, Solving Climate Change, and Making Sense of Conflicting Numbers w/Sailesh Rao PhD)

Season #1 Episode #10

What is really the biggest cause of green house gas emissions? How much does animal agriculture actually contribute to climate change? What can we do to successfully  solve the environmental crisis ASAP? All these...
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Effective Altruism and Measuring the Effects of Our Vegan Activism w/Casey Taft PhD

Season #1 Episode #9

You've probably heard of the Effective Altruism (AE) movement before, and the effort to apply effective altruism to animal advocacy work and reducing suffering of animals. But do you know what it actually is? And is...
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Is Lab-grown Meat REALLY a Sustainable and Ethical Food Solution? W/Vasile Stanescu

Season #1 Episode #8

Do you have questions about lab-grown meat? Wondering if it's really as sustainable and great for animals as great as many proponents claim?  Will it solve the ethical and environmental problems with our current food...
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Biased Science: Roundup, Cancer, and Corporate Corruption with Carey Gillam

Season #1 Episode #7

In this episode I speak with award-winning author and investigative journalist Carey Gillam about the story of Monsanto's notorious weedkiller Roundup, and the ongoing litigation around it's cancer-causing potential....
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Nature, new technology and the collapse of civilization with Semih Oguzcan (PhD)

Season #1 Episode #6

Is progress and technological innovation always good? Is technology inherently unsustainable and incompatible with nature and human life on earth? In today's episode I speak with Semih Oguzcan and environmental...
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Propoganda, GMOs, & Corporate Bias in Higher Education w/Robert Schooler

Season #1 Episode #5

In this episode I speak with my friend Robert Schooler about his personal experience as a student at Cornell University observing first-hand how corporations like Monsanto seek to push propaganda on students and bias...
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